Frequently Asked Questions
2013 Accountability System FAQ: Answers to questions on the 2013 accountability system.
TAPR FAQ: Information on a school or district's performance, and how to understand the Texas Academic Performance Reports (formerly AEIS).
PEG FAQ: Answers to questions regarding school transfers and the Public Education Grant program.
AYP FAQ: Answers to questions regarding federal accountability and Adequate Yearly Progress.
Posting of Accountability Ratings FAQ: Answers to questions on requirements to publish school ratings on report cards and on the internet, as mandated by TEC §39.361 and §39.362.
PDF FAQ: Instructions on downloading and printing PDF reports.
Presentations (The following links will download Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt or .pptx) files unless otherwise noted.)
TETN: Overview of 2014 Accountability (February 26, 2014)
Texas Assessment Conference: Overview of 2014 Accountability (February 17-18, 2014)
TETN: State and Federal Accountability Update (November 14, 2013)
AIE Annual Conference: State and Federal Accountability Update (September 24, 2013)
TETN: State and Federal Accountability Update (August 29, 2013)
Letters (The following links go to letters posted to the "TEA Correspondence" website.)
2012-13 School Report Cards Letter (posted January 23, 2014)
Public Education Grant (PEG) Letter (posted January 9, 2014)
Explanatory Materials, Other Resources
2014 Accountability Development (updated periodically)
2012-13 School Report Cards (posted January 23, 2014):
TAPR Spanish Glosario for 2012-13 (posted February 26, 2014)
TAPR Glossary for 2012-13 (posted November 21, 2013)
TAPR Guidelines for 2012-13 (posted November 21, 2013)
2013 Accountability Reports (posted August 8, 2013)
How to Calculate the 2013 Accountability Performance Indexes (posted July 19, 2013)
Snapshot 2012 (posted July 13, 2013)
2013 Accountability Manual (Key Chapters) (posted May 24, 2013)
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